Our Transition from Public School to Homeschool: 10 Lessons I learned along the way

Our Transition from Public School to Homeschool & 10 Lessons I learned along the way Beginning at the beginning… To prepare for the start of our first homeschool year I did a lot of reading and research on methods and curriculum. I also purchased various software and resources that I believed would make our homeschool … Read more

Help! My Homeschool Plans Have Been Hijacked

Help!! My Homeschool plans have been Hijacked Facebook Instagram Pinterest When your awesome homeschool plans DON’T go as planned… Every year for the past 4 years Iʻve had a routine of sending my keiki to summer school at Kamehameha Schoolʻs Halau Kupukupu Academy, so that I can get some down time and re-group for the … Read more

Tips to navigate the homeschool curriculum maze

Tips to navigate the Homeschool curriculum maze… Aloha Kakou!! I know itʻs been awhile since my last post, but please believe that I havenʻt forgotten nor given up on my homeschooling blog. Iʻve actually been busy educating myself about homeschooling, business, blogging, and the business of starting a homeschool blog…LOL! During this time away Iʻve … Read more

5 Tips to Start your Homeschooling journey TODAY!

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Let the journey begin… I call homeschooling a journey or an adventure because that is what it truly is. There are no hard and fast rules when it comes to homeschooling. Aside from the ones imposed by laws according to your state. I’m not here to talk about homeschooling styles or curriculum, or even planning. The … Read more

Gearing up for Hurricane Hector and the Start of Homeschool

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Hurricane and Homeschool a coming….. The beginning of the school year also signals the beginning of hurricane season, (for those of you that don’t live in Hawai’i and may not know). Taking his cue, hurricane Hector began his journey west across the Pacific Ocean. Currently, as I write this post; Hector is a category 4 hurricane; located … Read more

Hawaiian Curriculum Materials Website….Free!

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Hawaiian Curriculum and Materials search….. I’ve tried to be mindful of implementing Hawaiian curriculum into our learning since we began homeschooling. I believe that our unique culture and place based knowledge have so much to offer our keiki. I also enjoy nurturing our connection to the aina. I know that the aina is an important part … Read more